If you combine mechanical and technical ability with proven troubleshooting and repair skills, the role of Facility and Maintenance Technician for SPX Flow’s Houston facility offers an interesting mix of challenge and opportunity.
- No two days will be the same. You will do everything from repairing a 2-ton to 35-ton AC unit to fixing a plumbing issue, scheduling and performing preventative maintenance, setting up for an event, or even changing a light bulb! We’re looking for a skilled technician who is willing and able to do anything the facility needs.
- You will expand your skills and experience within a growing global corporation.
- We maintain a welcoming, employee-friendly culture, including recognizing top performers.
- Success in this role could set you up to take on additional responsibilities and/or pursue advancement in our global organization. We are committed to hiring from within whenever possible.
- You will enjoy a competitive compensation and benefits package.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Participate in and perform facility equipment/building repairs and preventive maintenance tasks.
- Support facility inspections.
- Participate in the monitoring and scheduling of facilities-related activities, and service/request calls, including tasks performed by outside vendors/contractors.
- Assist with facility related repairs/inspections, office equipment (including equipment set-up, operation, routine maintenance), and general maintenance inquiries via telephone and in person.
- Participate in mandatory company-provided training including but not limited to all relative policies and procedures, EHS/safety training, business conduct guidelines, information security awareness, and compliance training.
- May periodically be required to work on alternate shifts such as swing, graveyard and/or weekends.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
- Knowledge of, and physical ability to perform maintenance and repair on facility-related equipment, including HVAC/Mechanical/Refrigeration systems such as package units, air handling units, condensing units, exhaust fans, VAV's, fan coil units, water heaters, pumps, DI water systems, elevators, lighting and ballast systems, electrical and electronic controls, plumbing and other equipment as needed.
- Knowledge of building control systems, building fire and security systems.
- Strong troubleshooting skills required.
- Ability to use tools such as small hand tools, welding equipment, voltmeters, etc. to perform maintenance and repair tasks.
- Experience using common hand and power tools such as screwdrivers, levels, saws, drills, wrenches, and hammers, as well as some specialized equipment and electronic testing devices, in order to replace or fix worn or broken parts and make adjustments to correct malfunctioning equipment and machines.
- Must have personal hand tools necessary to complete repair and preventative maintenance tasks as required.
- Proven ability to complete preventive maintenance tasks within the required timeframes and ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building equipment and systems operate efficiently, and the physical condition of building/machinery does not deteriorate.
- Ability to keep accurate and legible records of repair work utilizing a validated CMMS system, which may require both handwritten and electronic documentation procedures.
- Strong reading comprehension with the ability to interpret service manuals and other written instructions; ability to read and interpret blue prints and schematics.
- Computer literacy including the ability to send and receive emails, open and update work orders, enter time sheet information, and other assignments/documentation as requested.
- Proficiency in Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, and Power Point preferred.
- Proven technical and mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity.
- Demonstrated problem-solving ability and be able to work safely, effectively, and efficiently without direct supervision.
- General carpentry skills preferred.
- A team-oriented, can-do attitude and work style.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- A high school diploma or equivalent required.
- Associate’s degree or 1-2 years of vocational technical training preferred.
- Specialized training / certification is an advantage.
- 2-5 years of successful experience in a facilities / maintenance role.
- Experience working in a manufacturing or commercial environment is preferred.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
Manufacturing floor conditions are in line with SPX Flow EHS regulations and country legislative safety requirements with regards to safe walkways, shelving and general working areas. Due to the nature of the stores environment, temperatures can range depending on seasonal conditions. An air-conditioned office is available within the warehouse to reduce discomfort. Cleanliness is of paramount importance to SPX Flow however from time to time, dust and general packing materials may accumulate. Noise can often be at levels that require hearing protection due to vehicle movements and general day to day activities in the nearby workshop. All personal protective equipment (PPE) is provided for by the company.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
SPX FLOW VALUES
SPX Flow employees are expected to behave in accordance with our company values:
- Think all customer, all the time
- Embrace teamwork with no borders
- Be obsessed with being the best
- Own your actions
- Ask the hard questions
- Do the right thing, always!
- Appreciate the moment
Quality encompasses all aspects of SPX’s business, and every employee shares the responsibility to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformity relating to product, process and the quality system. All employees have an obligation to identify and record any such nonconformity, and through designed channels, initiate and recommend solutions.